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Andre J Andreu

Military

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 495th Fighter Training Group

    495th Fighter Training Group

    Group
    The 495th Fighter Training Group, which operated in England from December 1943, trained P-47 Thunderbolt pilots. These pilots, who had received the basic training in the USA would be assigned to a training group to practise ETO operational procedures...

  • 334th Fighter Squadron

    334th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 334th Fighter Squadron was the successor to No. 71 Eagle squadron of the Royal Air Force when the 4th Fighter Group was activated on 12 September 1942. They were based at Debden Field, Essex. The "Fighting Eagles" as they were called, flew...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

Associated Place

  • Atcham

    Military site : airfield
    Atcham, at some remove from other American Air Force bases in Shropshire, was used by USAAF to train pilots from June 1942, several months before the American Eagle Squadrons were combined to form the 4th Fighter Group. Pilots here were mainly trained...

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 16 November 1920
Assigned Debden, Saffron Walden CB11, UK 23 May 1943 – 25 May 1943

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Transferred Debden, Saffron Walden CB11, UK 25 May 1943 – 18 June 1943

Transferred to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Transferred Atcham, Shrewsbury, UK 18 June 1943

Transferred to 495FTG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Valhalla, NY, USA 20 January 1985

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2016 10:47:42 Lucy May Changes to nickname
Sources

Birth and death date information: http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/336_an...

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 13:19:17 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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